Advisory Board

Dr. Itamar Arel

Itamar Arel, Ph.D., M.B.A. is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee and directs the Machine Intelligence Lab at UT. He is the Chief Technology Officer at Binatix, Inc. a Palo Alto based company that utilizes proprietary machine learning for financial data analytics. During 2014–2015 he was a visiting Associate Professor at Stanford University’s Computer Science Department.
 
Itamar received the Department of Energy (DOE) Early Career Principal Investigator (CAREER) award in August 2004. His primary research interests include biologically-inspired cognitive architectures, machine intelligence, deep and reinforcement learning, and high-performance custom hardware.
 
Itamar authored numerous articles about machine learning and the artificial intelligence. Read the full list of his publications!
 
He earned his B.Sc. (1995), M.Sc. (1998), and Ph.D. (2003) degrees in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the Ben-Gurion University in Israel. He also earned his M.B.A. degree in 2002 from the Ben-Gurion University in Israel.